Mumbai made a well below-par 152 all out but they limited KKR to 142 to celebrate a memorable victory. Skipper Rohit Sharma was understandably elated. “It was a great fightback considering where the game was while they were batting. Anyone who came to bowl at different stages wanted to put their hands up and do something for the team. We can take a lot of confidence from this game. There were lots of positives,” Rohit told host broadcaster. “The way KKR started, they batted brilliantly in the first six overs. But once the powerplay was gone, the way Rahul came and got wickets was crucial. And Krunal at the end was also crucial. I can praise all the bowlers. Good signs for the team moving forward. Definitely not easy on this pitch, a set batter needs to carry on as long as possible. “The trend in Chennai is when the new batsman comes in, it becomes hard to go from ball one, unlike Wankhede. To be honest, we were 15-20 runs short. The way we started, we should have batted better. That’s happened twice, we need to see how to get better. But I don’t want to take credit away… Read full this story
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